Skip to main content
Close Directory Section

Sustainability

Tufts plays a crucial role in helping the world adapt to a changing planet while tackling such challenging issues as climate change and resource depletion. Our goal is to be responsible stewards of the physical environment by cultivating knowledge of sustainable issues and solutions across disciplines in our students and faculty.

 
Roof with solar panels

New & Notable

  • Winona LaDuke

    Environmentalist and activist Winona LaDuke tells conference that we need to preserve diverse crops varieties

Spotlights

  • A garden

    A space for Tufts students to learn about gardening and environmental sustainability and interact with Somerville gardeners who maintain the adjacent community garden.

  • Garden photo with sign for Cummings Community Garden

    Students from the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine started a community garden which supplies produce to the Travis Fund Farmers’ market. The Travis Fund provides financial support to found animals and owners who need assistance with the cost of unanticipated veterinary care.

  • Group photo of UEP staff

    A master’s-level environmental policy and planning program with a focus on environmental management skills and urban studies.

  • Hands holding a duck

    Part of the Clinical Translational Science Award One Health Alliance. Promotes collaboration between disciplines to improve the health of people, animals, and the environment. 

  • Globe focused on america

    Provides students the opportunity for substantial, in-depth study of health, nutrition and the environment within the realm of international relations.

  • Tufts Institute of the Environment TIE logo

    An interdisciplinary, university-wide education and research institute that facilitates and coordinates environmental programs. 

Resources

Sustainability on Campus

Explore what Tufts is doing to reduce its own impact on the environment, including efforts related to waste reduction, water and energy use, food, and health. Find out more about student clubs, events, and other resources for faculty, staff, and students interested in getting involved with sustainability on campus. 

Visit the Office of Sustainability